Jackson (Mississippi)

  • Blogs

    November 9, 2011

    Q & A: Jimmie Vaughan Talks Dallas vs. Austin, Bob Dylan and Ron Paul

    Guitarist and songwriter Jimmie Vaughan was born and raised in Dallas. In the early 1960's, Jimmie, along with his brother, Stevie Ray, helped usher in one of the best eras of music in North Texas. Although their father introduced the Vaughan brothers to country music, the two would soon find in ... More >>

  • Calendar

    April 28, 2011
  • Blogs

    April 22, 2011

    The Bestest of The Best Thing I Ever Ate

    ​One of my pet peeves about most cooking shows is how often a program's uber-foodies -- from the four-star guys in the starchy aprons to the home cooks who've lucked into a spot on television -- are reluctant to express any real emotion about how much they love the actual taste of good food. ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 1, 2009

    Hacking the Hacker: "GhostExodus" Was Busted By a Computer Science Student

    Not an exact re-enactment, but, one imagines, close enoughWhilst we're on the subject of universities and technology, there's this intriguing addendum to yesterday's tale concerning the arrest of Carrell Clinic security guard Jesse William McGraw, who federal authorities say was planning a major hac ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 27, 2008

    A Year Ago, Sydney Pollack Brought Class to AFI Dallas and SMU

    Dana Archip/Courtesy AFI Dallas International Film Festival Sydney Pollack, speaking last year to a handful of very fortunate SMU students. Last time I saw Sydney Pollack in the flesh, he was grabbing a light lunch at the W Hotel in Victory Park -- with, oh, Lauren Bacall, nice. It was a little mor ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 27, 2006

    Flip Benham: Loves God, Hates Most Everyone Else

    Flip Benham's still at work, preaching about how much God loves you by insisting He can't stand everyone else. In July, we mentioned how Flip Benham led his locally based Operation Save America to Jackson, Mississippi, where they protested the only abortion clinic in Jackson -- by which I mean they ... More >>

  • News

    October 26, 2006


    Dallas Is Banking On Ethanol, But Is It The Fuel Of The Future Or A Barrel Of Pork?

  • Blogs

    July 21, 2006

    Operation Restrained. Or Not.

    Seems the folks at Operation Save America, a local anti-abortion group that insists "Jesus Christ is the only answer to the abortion holocaust," have been busy these last few days. The so-called "Gentle Revolution" has been in Jackson, Mississippi, since July 15 "storming the gates of hell in the st ... More >>

  • News

    June 1, 2006
  • Blogs

    March 28, 2006

    Ford Foundation's Gotta Art of Gold

    According to this Associated Press story, coming out of Harlingen (got me), Dallas is among a handful of cities about to receive some $250,000 for a pilot program geared toward bringing the arts into the public school classroom. This money's coming from the New York-based Ford Foundation, which make ... More >>

  • Music

    January 27, 2005

    Another Night in Paradise

    Laying bare the lives of Dallas' Strip Club DJs

  • News

    December 30, 2004

    Monkey Business

    Buzz picks a few nits with the year that was

  • Dining

    November 23, 2000

    Hog Wild

    What are chitlins, and why would anyone eat them?

  • News

    October 5, 2000

    Silent Scream

    Mute and immobile, Alice Joy Taylor couldn't cry out when fire ants attacked her in her nursing-home bed, but would anyone have heard her if she did?

  • News

    May 11, 2000

    Bolton's blues

    Dallas' new police Chief Terrell Bolton walks through a minefield as he tries to reshape the department. His strategy? Wear combat boots.

  • News

    January 21, 1999

    Perfect game

    When Reid Ryan wanted Round Rock voters to build a stadium for his minor-league baseball team, he turned to the one pitchman no good Texan could refuse -- his dad, Nolan

  • Music

    December 3, 1998

    Long journey home

    Lucinda Williams' Car Wheels roll on a perfect road

  • News

    November 19, 1998

    Enough is enough

    Legend Airlines accuses Fort Worth of discrimination and demands that feds cut funds

  • Music

    November 5, 1998

    Maybe he's doing it wrong

    But a new boxed set proves you can't keep Randy Newman down

  • Music

    October 15, 1998

    Mose's better blues

    A trip to Long Island reveals an Allison wonderland

  • Dining

    September 17, 1998
  • Dining

    July 30, 1998
  • Music

    April 16, 1998

    Exile on Fry Street

    Slobberbone is still a little bit country and a lot rock and roll

  • News

    October 2, 1997

    Temper, temper

    Judge John Henry McBryde ruled his court like a minor despot, angering lawyers and fellow judges. Now they're lined up to depose him, and the Constitution be damned.

  • Music

    May 9, 1996

    Fire and fury

    Blues hero Sam Myers is the Rocket in the pocket

  • Music

    November 2, 1995
  • Culture

    September 7, 1995

    Jackie Sherrill's 'example'

    Coach cites duty to Mississippi State players in dodging Houston court date